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Mexico | Professor Porges-West: Research Project

EAP1686 Project LibGuide

Quick Tips

Accessing the MDC Databases

  • Access the databases available through MDC by selecting More Databases on the MDC Learning Resources Library webpage.
  • Search the databases by subject.
  • Try different keywords and add more than one in order to narrow down or focus the results.
  • Be sure to add the following filters to your searches, Full Text and Scholarly or Peer Reviewed when applicable.

Logging In

  • Borrower ID - Student number (located on your MDC ID or class schedule)
  • PIN - last four digits of Borrower ID / Student number

Useful Tools

  • Take advantage of tools such as:

    • E-mail to send articles to yourself so as not to loose them.

    • Cite will generate a citation for the article in a variety of styles, including MLA and APA. Simply copy and paste into your References.

Keywords to get you started

Suggested Project Topics

Mexican Food

Mexican Film

Mexican Immigration to the United States

Health Issues Prevalent Among Mexicans

Mexican Art

Mexican History

Mexican Politics

Mexican Economics

Human Rights Issues in Mexico

Women in Mexico

Environmental Concerns in Mexico

Mexican Revolution

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